Indian Bare Acts

THE DELHI METRO RAILWAY (OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE) ACT, 2002

Title : THE DELHI METRO RAILWAY (OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE) ACT, 2002

Year : 2002



The metro railway administration shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other law, be liable to pay compensation for loss occasioned by the death of, or bodily injury to any person to such extent as may be prescribed.



An application for compensation arising out of an accident may be made to the Claims Commissioner by,-

(a) The person who has sustained the injury or suffered any loss; or

(b) All or any of the dependants of the deceased where death has resulted FROM the accident; or

(c) An agent duly authorised by the person injured or all or any of the dependants of the deceased, as the case may be:

Provided that where all the dependants of the deceased have not joined in any such application for compensation, the application shall be made on behalf of or for the benefit of all the dependants of the deceased and the dependants who have not so joined shall be impleaded as respondents to the application.

Explanation.- For the purpose of this section, the word "dependant"
shall have the same meaning as given to it in clause (b) of section
123 of the Railways Act, 1989 (24 of 1989).

Last updated on April, 2016

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